Houraghan households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Horahan Very rare: Carlow. See Hourihan etc.
Horigan fairly rare: Limerick. See Horgan.
Houraghan Very rare: scattered. See Hourihan.
Hourican fairly rare: Longford, S Down. Ir. Ó h-Anragáin. See also Hourigan & Hourihan.
Hourigan fairly numerous: Munster, S Leinster. Ir. Ó h-Anragáin, a corruption of Ó h-Anradháin, according to Woulfe. Septs: Clare, Laois, W Meath, W Cork. There was also a W Cork name, Ó h-Odhragáin, to contribute to the confusion.
Hourihane fairly numerous: Almost all in Cork. Ir. Ó h-Anradháin. Woulfe gives anradh as warrior, champion. See also Hourigan. SGG.
Ó h-Annragáin Hourigan: cuíosach líonmhar: Tuathmhumhain & rl. Is cosúil gur claochlú ar Ó h-Anradháin atá annso arís. Ach luann de Bhulbh Ó h-Odhragáin, q.v.


  • Houraghan in 1659.
  • Houraghan births mapped 1864-1913
  • Houraghan 1911 census map
  • Houraghan Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Houraghan Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Houraghan and a second surname are found together


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